8-Day Greece Cyclades Small Ship Cruise
Athens – Poros – Polýaigos/Folegandros – Santorini – Antiparos/Paros – Delos/Mykonos – Syros – Kythnos – Athens
7 nights from $2,590.00 US
Cruise for 8 days and 7 nights, visiting the island jewels of the Cyclades while sailing on an elegant small, yacht-like ship that offers comfort and old-style beauty. Enjoy the salty sea air and Mediterranean sun as she sets her white sails, enchanted by the glistening expanse of the Aegean Sea.
You’ll be dazzled by the beauty of the Cyclades on this 8-day, 7-night cruise that brings everything from gleaming white villages spilling down caldera cliffs to golden beaches and crystal-clear azure waters. Discover the history, myths and ancient legends of the islands, visiting captivating destinations like the remote and tranquil isle of Folegandros with its old wooden windmills and goats that scurry across the hills, along with popular spots like famous Santorini and Mykonos. There will be plenty of time to simply relax and soak up the scenery, enjoy refreshing swims, and feast on mouthwatering Greek cuisine.
DAY 1:Marina Zeas (Athens) – Poros Island At sea
After your arrival into Athens Airport, you’ll be met by private transfer where you’ll be taken to Marina Zeas to board your ship. Alternatively, you can be transferred from your Athens hotel. We’ll sail to Poros, overnighting at sea.
DAY 2: Folegandros
Arrive in Polyaigos this morning enjoying a swim stop before cruising to Folegandros.
DAY 3: Santorini
Visit the capital of Fira on Santorini with an optional excursion to the Akrotiri archaeological site and the famous village of Oia.
DAY 4: Crete – Rethymno At sea
Swim in a secluded bay on Antiparos; sail to Paros, visiting Parkia and Naoussa before joining us back onboard for our famous Greek night.
DAY 5: Mykonos
Optional excursion of the archaeological site on sacred Delos, swim stop in one of the enchanting bays on Mykonos, overnighting in Mykonos Town with time to sample its famous nightlife.
DAY 6: Syros
Enjoy a swim stop before we sail to Syros with its picturesque beaches and impressive architecture.
DAY 7: Kythnos
Cruise to Kythnos to swim in enticing Kolones Bay before returning to Marina Kea via famous Cape Sounion with its iconic temple of Poseidon.
DAY 8: Marina Zeas (Athens)
Departure Day, disembark in Marina Kea after breakfast.
The Panorama offer luxurious comforts, accommodating up to 49 passengers in comfortable, spacious en-suite, air-conditioned cabins equipped with modern amenities like flat-screen satellite televisions, an internal telephone system, safes, central music and mini-fridges. There are lounge areas with large windows for enjoying breathtaking views indoors, and spacious sundecks with loungers, deckchairs and shady areas for taking in those views along with the fresh, salty sea air. With sleek, classic lines and wood-paneled lounges, you’ll sail the Aegean in style, complete with unobstructed 360-degree ocean and island vistas.
The MS Panorama is a luxury 3 masted motorsailer, recently renovated in 2014. The ship accommodates up to 49 passengers and features 24 elegantly styled air-conditioned en suite cabins, all fitted with state-of-the-art amenities. The main deck lounge boasts a library for all to use and large windows, perfect for capturing those oceanic views. All guests can enjoy delicious cuisine in the dining room onboard.
This ship features 24 en-suite cabins that are located across the upper, main and lower decks. All cabins are fitted with the latest amenities, including air-conditioning, TV, telephone, hairdryer, mini-fridge and a small safe. Category A cabins boast a large window, while category B and C cabins have portholes. Only the luxury cabins offer double or lower beds and flexible bedding configurations.
Facilities & Public Areas:
Guests can enjoy panoramic views from the lounge area on the main deck and have access to the onboard library, the perfect spot to relax. Also situated on the main deck is the dining room that accommodates up to 49 passengers in one sitting. The upper deck features both an indoor and outdoor lounge area, and a bar for guests to grab a drink.
Spacious sundeck with sun loungers and a shaded area
24 en-suite cabins with state-of-the-art amenities and air-conditioning
Classy interior lounge with library
Elegant dining room
Luxury motorsailer with three masts
Private transfers to and from Athens International Airport or your Athens hotel
8-day cruise aboard either the Panorama or Galileo, yacht-like ships for an intimate sail with luxurious comforts
Freshly prepared half-board meals including a buffet breakfast every morning and either lunch or dinner
Guided walking tours as listed in the specific itinerary
Greek Night with dinner and dancing
Complimentary filtered water, coffee and tea throughout the cruise
Dedicated cruise director
SAILING DATES 2020:
April 17, 24
May 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12, 26
July 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 28
September 4, 11, 18, 25
October 2, 9, 16, 30
SAILING DATES 2021:
April 23, 30
May 07, 14, 21, 28
June 04, 11, 18, 25
July 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
August 06, 13, 20, 27
September 03, 10, 24
October 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Return flights to Athens
Port Taxes – will be advised of this amount before confirming the booking